Baku, 15 June 2023 (TDI): During his official visit to Baku, Azerbaijan, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif took a momentous step to pay tribute to Haider Aliyev, the first President of Azerbaijan and a revered national hero.
Today, the Prime Minister, visited the mausoleum of Haider Aliyev, where he laid a beautiful floral wreath as a mark of respect and remembrance.
Mausoleum of Haider Aliyev
The mausoleum of Haider Aliyev stands as a symbol of Azerbaijan’s rich history and its deep-rooted reverence for its national hero. Haider Aliyev, through his leadership and contributions, played a pivotal role in shaping the nation and guiding it toward progress and prosperity.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s visit to the mausoleum not only pays homage to a remarkable figure but also signifies the enduring bond between Pakistan and Azerbaijan.
The act of laying a floral wreath holds profound significance, representing a gesture of honor and gratitude toward Haider Aliyev’s legacy. It is a symbol of the shared values, friendship, and mutual respect that exist between the people of Pakistan and Azerbaijan.
Prime Minister’s Historic Visit to Azerbaijan
Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif is on a two-day official visit to Baku, Azerbaijan, responding to an invitation from President Ilham Aliyev.
As he set foot in Baku, Prime Minister Sharif received a warm welcome from Azerbaijan’s First Deputy Prime Minister, Yaqub Eyyubov, Deputy Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Khazar Farhadov, and Pakistan’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Bilal Hayee.
This visit to Azerbaijan holds great significance as it marks Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s first official visit to the country since assuming his role as the Prime Minister.
The visit symbolizes the mutual desire of both nations to strengthen bilateral ties and foster regional cooperation.
One of the key highlights of this visit is the anticipated meeting between Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif and President Ilham Aliyev.
During their discussions, the leaders are expected to delve into topics such as bilateral trade promotion and identify potential areas of collaboration in the energy sector.
To further these objectives, a delegation of Azerbaijani ministers will also engage in a dedicated meeting with Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, aiming to enhance cooperation in trade and energy between the two nations.
Importance of Visit
The visit holds immense promise for Pakistan and Azerbaijan, as it provides an opportunity to elevate their fraternal relationship to new heights.
Through enhanced collaboration in various sectors, both countries aim to open new avenues of mutual interest and explore untapped potential.
The agreements and discussions during this visit have the power to boost trade, energy, and other vital areas, leading to greater prosperity and stability in the region.
Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif’s visit to Azerbaijan reaffirms the commitment of both nations to strengthen their bonds and forge a brighter future.
With a focus on bilateral ties, trade promotion, and energy cooperation, this visit is poised to create lasting impacts and contribute to regional stability.